French photographer freed by Turkey

Press photographer Mathias Depardon, 37, was expected back in France late Friday after a month in detention in south-east Turkey where he was arrested on suspicion of taking part in 'terrorist propoganda' while on an assignement for National Geographic magazine photographing the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

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Photographer Mathias Depardon, who was detained in Turkey since May 8th, has been released, says the press freedom organization Reporters Without Borders, reports Time.